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About Us

Austin Heights International School (AHIS) is a purpose built school located at Austin Heights, Taman Mount Austin in Johor Bahru. We offer top-class education for Early Years leading to Secondary Level, aged 3 to 16 years. Since our establishment in 2011, AHIS has become one of the premium international schools in Johor. Our high quality, holistic approach ensures that our students are well-equipped to face the challenges of our global world. With its state-of-the-art facilities in a student-centred learning environment, AHIS is recognised as one of the leading international schools in Johor Bahru with a strong academic track record.  Our strong team of experienced teachers are passionate, dedicated and committed to supporting all of our students in reaching their potential.

We offer a high quality international pre-school, primary and secondary education. We follow the Cambridge International Primary Programme (CIPP) and International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for primary students. Our secondary students follow the programmes of the National Curriculum of England which are appropriately modified for an international education. Our Year 10 and Year 11 students follow a wide range of subjects within the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) offered by Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE).  This gives our students a balanced and broad curriculum with qualifications recognised across the world.

Over the years, our students have consistently achieved outstanding results in their IGCSE examinations. Since 2011, our students have received the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards “Top in the World” and “Top in Country” in multiple subjects. These awards, issued by CAIE, recognise exceptional learner achievement in Cambridge examinations around the world.

Our Philosophy

Our “Education without Boundaries” philosophy and our “East Meets West” approach, formulated and implemented at AHIS, are designed to change the educational landscape of private education that will bring greater benefits to our students.

These two strategies go hand in hand with the infusion of both Eastern Values and Western education. This allows our students to experience a true international education that will stand them in good stead to face the increasingly competitive 21st century by arming them with high quality international education and strong core values of Eastern Philosophy.

We ensure that all of our students can make outstanding progress through the latest technology, teaching methods and personalised learning.  With over 27 nationalities at school, we are enriched by this diversity culture which provides many opportunities to develop English proficiency through presentations, collaboration and field work.  This enhances the self-esteem and confidence of students to enable them to thrive in our positive environment together.